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Oct 30, 2012 9:30am PDT
have been waiting to go to the polls for four years, but only now are parliamentary elections taking place. the eu is watching with some suspicion, especially after the controversial jailing of the former prime minister. her political archenemy still leads the country as president. and an increasing number of ukrainians are asking themselves who they can trust that all. one thing is clear -- it is not the political elite. >> it is quite an animated evening. an amateur ensembles stages a comedy about marriage, but it is less about love that about the dowry, money, and influence. just like in ukrainian politics says this journalist who invited the actors to come to kiev's old market. the building has long since become a symbol. influential businessme want to privatize it, but these people are protesting those plans. >> more and more people support what we are doing here. many people wonder why we are doing this. when they hear that the building is to be privatized, they all begin helping us, so everyone who has been here becomes part of our movement. >> they have named that project "ho
Oct 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
a large majority in elections earlier this month. suddenly, ivanishvili is georgia's new savior. he got rich during the privatization russia after the collapse of the soviet union. many don't care whether he made it honestly or not. for years, he shied away from publicity. now he is surrounded by suspicion. some say he is a stooge trying to bring moscow back into influence. >> it is very difficult to talk about him because he kept to itself. a year ago he announced he was entering politics. since then, we have not learned a lot more about him, except what we knew anyway. he was a billionaire. he sponsored a lot of things in georgia. we knew that before as well. >> people knew his home high above tbilisi, a futuristic palace designed by japanese architect. this is where his family lives, or he has offices, and his collection of modern art. >> there is a warhol and a mitchell. i love them all. one of my favorites is this painter. look at that. he was so versatile. you can always find something new in his work. you have to have a look at the picasso on the right. >> he says he got into pol
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